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Hero Manning Jailed Again
Chelsea Manning, an anti-secrecy activist and former U.S. Army intelligence analyst whose release of classified information to WikiLeaks in 2010 sparked worldwide controversy over transparency in the military and whistleblower protections, was taken into custody at a federal court on Friday after a federal judge found her in contempt of court for refusing to answer questions before a secret grand jury.

Libertarian view:
The courageous Chelsea Manning has the right not to testify to a Grand Jury or any jury. Murray Rothbard explained this in 1978.
No branch of government owns your body in libertarian law. Therefore, it doesn’t own what you may or may not know, or have heard, or have seen, or have thought. It doesn’t own your capacity to speak or write or otherwise transmit words.
A court that fines you, jails you, or holds you in contempt for not speaking is attempting to coerce testimony. The process in this respect resembles torture. The court, in denial of your right not to testify, acts as if it owns you or part of you.

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